didynamous [dī din′ə məs]
[< ModL didynamia, coined (1735) by LINNAEUS Carolus < Gr di- (see DI-1) + dynamis, power (see DYNAMIC), for a former class of plants, in reference to the two stamens of greater length + -OUS]
of or having four stamens occurring in pairs of unequal length

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